Course Descriptions

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Indigenous Studies, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

NSYL: Nsyilxcn

NSYL 331 (3) Language Practice and Pedagogy: Praxis in Different Immersion Contexts
Language acquisition pedagogies in and through practice. The language of instruction is Nsyilxcn. Restricted to students in the Bachelor of Nsyilxcn Language Fluency program. [1-0-4]
Corequisite: NSYL 351.
NSYL 332 (3) Language Practice and Pedagogy: Creative, Constructive and Performative Arts
Intensive language immersion class demonstrating, in and through practice, traditional Syilx visual arts. The language of instruction is Nsyilxcn. Restricted to students in the Bachelor of Nsyilxcn Language Fluency program. [1-0-4]
Prerequisite: NSYL 331.
Corequisite: NSYL 352.
NSYL 333 (3) Language Practice and Pedagogy: Traditional Ecological Knowledge
Intensive language immersion class focused on the application of traditional ecological knowledge (TEK), in and through practice. The language of instruction is Nsyilxcn. May be offered on the land. Restricted to students in the Bachelor of Nsyilxcn Language Fluency program. [1-4-0]
Prerequisite: NSYL 332.
Corequisite: NSYL 353.
NSYL 351 (3) Language Applications: Numeracy and Math
Numeracy and math frameworks from a Syilx perspective towards increased proficiency in functional numeracy. The language of instruction is Nsyilxcn. Restricted to students in the Bachelor of Nsyilxcn Language Fluency program [1-0-4]
Corequisite: NSYL 331.
NSYL 352 (3) Language Applications: Literature and Performative Arts
Emphasis on the language domains of literature and performative arts, and a diverse range of language learning skills that advance competency in conversational fluency, pronunciation, comprehension, vocabulary, oral traditions, literacy, grammatical understanding, and the cultural contextualization of language use in these domains. The language of instruction is Nsyilxcn. Restricted to students in the Bachelor of Nsyilxcn Language Fluency program. [1-0-4]
Prerequisite: NSYL 351.
Corequisite: NSYL 332.
NSYL 353 (3) Language Applications: Traditional Ecological Knowledge
Emphasis on the language domains of ecology and traditional ecological knowledge (TEK), and a diverse range of language learning skills that advance competency in conversational fluency, pronunciation, comprehension, vocabulary, oral traditions, literacy, grammatical understanding, and the cultural contextualization of language use in these domains. Restricted to students in the Bachelor of Nsyilxcn Language Fluency program. [1-0-4]
Prerequisite: NSYL 352.
Corequisite: NSYL 333.
NSYL 433 (3) Special Topics in Language Practice and Pedagogy
Intensive language immersion course to enhance and improve proficiency. Focused on language pertaining to a specific topic or language domain. The language of instruction is Nsyilxcn. May be offered on the land. Restricted to students in the Bachelor of Nsyilxcn Language Fluency program. [0-2-3]
Prerequisite: NSYL 333.
NSYL 439 (3) Capstone: Language Immersion
Project designed to provide students an intensive language immersion experience on a specific topic or domain. Restricted to students in the Bachelor of Nsyilxcn Language Fluency program.
Corequisite: INDG 499.

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